May 30, 2017 - 3:40pm -- Ashland University

What Can You Do With a Masters Degree in Communication From Ashland University?

Flaunt Your Knowledge Across Many Industries!

  • Communication degree holders obtain careers in a vast number of fields such as marketing, public relations, advertising, human resources, law and education
  • Employment for media and communication occupations is projected to grow 4 percent from 2014 to 2024, which will result in about 27,400 new jobs
  • The median annual wage for communication occupations was $53,530 in May 2015

Open New Doors Attaining a Master’s in Communication

  • A graduate degree in Communication can help you stand out among your peers by acquiring new skills and experiences
  • Communication is offered as a subject in its own right and can be taken further with a specialization at postgraduate level
  • The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that there will be a 24% growth in employment of health and risk communication professionals by 2018
  • If your career will involve researching your industry’s practices or programs and sharing your findings, an MA in Communication is perfect experience

Course Offerings in Our Online Master of Arts in Strategic and Corporate Communication 

  • Theories of Communication
  • Research Methods in Communication
  • Strategic Communication
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Organizational Communication
  • Risk and Crisis Communication
  • Public Relations

Benefits of Gaining Your Degree Online vs. On Campus 

  • Flexibility
  • Improve your technical skills
  • Less Expensive
  • Equal playing  field

EARN YOUR ONLINE MASTER OF ARTS IN COMMUNICATION AT ASHLAND UNIVERSITY TODAY!

Popular Careers & Salaries

Technical Writers -

  • MEDIAN ANNUAL SALARY IN MAY 2012: $65,500 (BLS)
  • TECHNICAL WRITERS PREPARE JOURNAL ARTICLES, INSTRUCTION MANUALS, AND OTHER SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS TO COMMUNICATE COMPLEX INFORMATION EASILY

Public Relations Specialist -

  • MEDIAN ANNUAL SALARY IN MAY 2012: $54,170 (BLS)
    THESE PROFESSIONALS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR CREATING AND MAINTAINING A FAVORABLE IMAGE FOR THE ORGANIZATIONS THEY REPRESENT

Editor - 

  • MEDIAN ANNUAL SALARY IN MAY 2012: $53,880 (BLS) 
  • THESE PROFESSIONALS PLAN, REVIEW AND REVISE CONTENT FOR VARIOUS PUBLICATIONS

Reporters, Correspondents and Broadcast News - 

  • MEDIAN ANNUAL SALARY IN MAY 2012: $35,870 (BLS)
  • THESE PROFESSIONALS DELIVER NEWS AND REPORTS OF EVENTS AND OTHER HAPPENINGS TO THE PUBLIC. THEY ALSO REPORT FOR NEWSPAPERS, WEBSITES, RADIO AND TELEVISIONS

Download the PDF below and learn more about the course offerings in our online programs at Ashland University. 

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What Can You Do With A Masters Degree In Communication?

Sources:

  1. https://www.bls.gov/ooh/media-and-communication
  2. https://www.topuniversities.com/student-info/careers-advice/what-can-you-do-communications-degree
  3. http://www.excite.com/education/business/communications/bachelor#how-will-a-bachelor’s-degree-in-communication-benefit-me
  4. https://www.ashland.edu/graduate-admissions/masters-arts-communication-corporate-and-strategic
  5. https://www.themuse.com/advice/the-right-and-wrong-reasons-to-get-a-masters-in-communications